Tagged with College Light Opera Company

CLOC “Wonderful Town”

CLOC “Wonderful Town”

August 6, 2011 Photo by Brend Sharp. Ruth dances the Conga with the Naval Cadets. Sisters Eileen and Ruth leave Columbus, Ohio to seek their fortunes in New York City in Betty Comden and Adolf Green’s “Wonderful Town,” presented by the College Light Opera Company at Highfield Theatre in Falmouth this week. Music is by … Continue reading

CLOC Closes Season with “A Funny Thing…”

CLOC Closes Season with “A Funny Thing…”

August 26, 2010 Brad Baron as Miles Gloriosus The College Light Opera Company’s final production of the summer, Stephen Sondheim’s “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to The Forum,” opens with a flourish, as Prologus (James Soller), in a bejeweled toga, leads the ensemble in a vibrant and entertaining rendition of the best-known song … Continue reading

“Annie Get Your Gun” A Bulls-Eye for CLOC

“Annie Get Your Gun” A Bulls-Eye for CLOC

August 12, 2010 Alexandra Linn Desaulniers, as Annie Oakley, and Scott Wasserman, as Frank Butler. “Annie Get Your Gun,” A Bulls-Eye for CLOC By WILLIAM GRACE There’s plenty for everyone to enjoy in the College Light Opera Company’s production of Irving Berlin’s “Annie Get Your Gun,” which opened on Tuesday at the Highfield Theatre in … Continue reading

“Kismet” Baubles, Bangles, and Sparkling Costumes

August 4, 2010 The College Light Opera Company’s “Kismet” is a vibrant tale of love and poetry, full of colorful characters, classic tunes, and, of course, baubles, bangles, and beads, as kismet, or fate, prevails. Michael Canestraro directed and choreographed the production, while Elizabeth Hastings provided musical direction. The musical, which premiered on Broadway in … Continue reading

“Naughty Marietta”: A Delight in Every Way

“Naughty Marietta”: A Delight in Every Way

July 28, 2010 Christine Lacey as Naughty Marietta, disguised here as the son of old Rudolfo. Christine Lacey makes a perfectly delightful Marietta in the College Light Opera Company’s production of Victor Herbert’s “Naughty Marietta.” She is bubbly and vivacious, whiny and crabby, impetuous and determined, and altogether charming as she sings and dances her … Continue reading

“Guys and Dolls” Every Song’s a Winner

“Guys and Dolls” Every Song’s a Winner

July 21, 2010 Kyle Yampiro as Nathan Detroit and Miss Adelaide (Brynn Lewallen as Miss Adelaide in CLOC’s “Guys and Dolls.” Frank Loesser’s “Guys and Dolls,” currently being presented by the College Light Opera Company at Highfield Theatre in Falmouth, is one of those rare musicals in which nearly every song is a winner. It … Continue reading

“Evita”: Intriguing, Powerful, Spare

July 12, 2010 Review by MARILYN J. ROWLAND, originally published in the Enterprise on Friday, July 9, 2010. The College Light Opera Company’s “Evita” is presented in muted colors on a dimly lit, sparsely furnished stage, with archival photographs and film of Eva Duarte de Perón and Juan Perón playing silently, almost continuously in the … Continue reading

College Light Opera Dazzles with “The Mikado”

July 12, 2010 Review by MARILYN J. ROWLAND, originally published in The Enterprise on Friday, July 2, 2010. The College Light Opera Company opened its 42nd summer season this week with a dazzling production of Gilbert & Sullivan’s 1885 Savoy opera, “The Mikado.” The solo voices are engaging, the choruses both sonorous and visually enchanting, … Continue reading